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Open Tournament


The Open tournament will be played according to the Swiss System over 9 rounds, with a time control 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move.

The Highest ranked players who are not already qualified will qualify for the 2017 British Championship. The first prize at the Open tournament is £1500. 

Gm and IM norms are expected to be possible in the Open Section.

 

Chief Arbiter: Adam Raoof


1st round – Saturday 1 April – 17.00
2nd round – Sunday 2 April – 14.00
3rd round – Monday 3 April – 10.00
4th round – Monday 3 April – 15.00
5th round – Tuesday 4 April – 14.00
6th round – Wednesday 5 April – 14.00
7th round – Thursday 6 April – 14.00
8th round – Friday 7 April  – 14.00
9th round – Saturday 8 April – 10.00

 


Prize List

Second Place

£750

Third Place

£400

Fourth Place

£200

Fifth Place

£150

£100 Best Jersey Player | £100 Best Senior Player (over 60)* | £50 Best Junior* £75 Rating prizes under 2300, 2150, 2000 | £100 Best game prize Trophies & other special prizes available

* subject to at least 3 contenders

No player may win more than one cash prize

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The Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital Jersey International Chess Tournament which will be held on 1st - 8th April 2017 in St Clement Bay, Jersey.

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